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Tue, 06/21/2016 - 10:01
  June is the ideal time to 'window shop' for plants. All over the course there are perennials in show, trees with full canopies and eye-catching annuals.  As you make the turn past the clubhouse you can rest your eyes on the
Tue, 05/03/2016 - 13:22
"That eight-iron strike sure felt solid coming off the clubface. It traced a rather high arc into the crisp morning air, up against a clear blue sky. A tiny fade, just as visualized.  Full of anticipation, cautious optimism, and then
Tue, 04/05/2016 - 14:43
This spring welcomes many new changes to the Cordova Bay Golf Course. Work is being done all around the property to prepare for a quickly approaching busy and exciting season.  As we reach the 25th anniversary of the Bay course, the
Tue, 02/16/2016 - 14:17
The old adage, "sometimes you have to make a mess to cleanup" seems particularly meaningful in these winter months. The winter is a great time to tackle large projects and renovations around the golf course, including the recent work
Thu, 01/07/2016 - 14:37
Welcome to the third and final installment of our guide to wine pairing.  We have previously discussed the ideas of regional pairing and the matching of food and wine by weight.  This article will discuss the process of pairing food
Thu, 10/22/2015 - 13:24
      Periodization is the systematic planning of training for sport. For the competitive athlete the aim is to reach the best possible performance in the tournament season. Competitive or not, you can use this concept to
Mon, 10/05/2015 - 12:22 Food and Wine Pairings - Part 2
Last month we began our discussion about food and wine pairings with some ideas on regional pairing.  Regional pairing works great in places where wine has been made for hundreds of years such as Burgundy, Tuscany and Jerez, since the food
Mon, 09/14/2015 - 15:45 Food and Wine Pairings - Part 1
It's the moment of truth.  A special occasion, you're at the restaurant and the overbearing sommelier is waiting impatiently for your choice for the evening's wine.  You have made your dinner choices but have no idea what
Wed, 09/02/2015 - 10:17 Flowers of the Bay - Dahlias
The weather this summer has been perfect for all our gardens and flowers to flourish!  The dahlias have been spectacular all summer, and have grown to new heights.  The array of dahlias here at Cordova Bay are just a taste of what
Tue, 08/18/2015 - 12:18 Maintenance Update - Water Management
MAINTENANCE UPDATE: WATER MANAGEMENT  by Dean Piller, Superintendent  With the present water restrictions being imposed on Vancouver Island Golf Courses, I think it is important to look at the tools and science behind irrigating golf